Viv Richards whose full name is Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards is a retired cricketer from West Indies. He is known as one of the best batsman of all time. Viv Richards usually bats at number three from West Indies cricket team. He was born to Gretel Richards and Malcolm in Antigua. He started playing cricket at a very young age with his brothers Donald and Mervyn. During his career he suffered from Pterygium which got him an eye surgery. His eyesight got affected and despite this he remained the best batsman for four consecutive years.

Biography / Wiki :-

Real NameSir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards
Nickname Viv Richards,Viv, Master Blaster, Smokin Joe, Smokey,
King Viv, The Emperor
Known Name Viv Richards
Date of Birth7 March 1952
Age71 years ( as of 2023)
BirthplaceSt. John’s, British Leeward Islands (Now,
Antigua and Barbuda)
HometownSt. John’s
Current ResidenceSt. John’s
Nationality Antiguan
Profession Former West Indian Cricketer
Martial Status Married
Girlfriend  / AffairsNeena Gupta (In the late 1980s)
Zodiac sign Pisces
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian

Viv Richards left his education when he was just eighteen and started working in a bar and restaurant at St. John’s. The owner there saw his potential and helped him with new pad, gloves and bat. Most of his seasons were spent in St. John’s Cricket Club after which he joined Rising Sun Cricket Club. Viv Richards and his wife have two children Matara Richards and Mali Richards. He also had a relationship with Indian actress Neena Gupta with whom he has a daughter named Masaba Gupta who is a famous fashion designer in India.

Education, Family , Ethnicity:-

School Name• St. John’s Boys Primary School, St. John’s,
• Antigua Grammar School, Antigua
College / University Did Not Attend
Educational QualificationHigh School
Ethnicity Christianity
Father  NameMalcom Richards (First Class
Mother NameGretel Richards
Brother NameDonald Richards (Half) (First Class
Cricketer), Mervyn Richards (Football Player)
Sister NameNone
Spouse / Wife NameMiriam
Childrens ( Kids) NameMali Richards (Cricketer), Matara
Richards (Cricketer)
Daughter- Masaba Gupta (Costume Designer)

Career / Awards & Achievements :-

Awards & AchievementsWisden Cricketer of the Year (1977)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Knight of the Order of the National Hero
First player to complete 1000 runs and taking
50 wickets in ODI history
First batsman to score a Test century at a
strike rate of over 150 (1986)

Net Worth, House & Cars :-

Net Worth$18 million (approx)
Monthly Salary / IncomeRs . 5-7 Crore per Film & Rs 15 Crore per annum
House Address31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai – 400049
CarsAudi Q7
BMW 7 Series


ODI- Vs Sri Lanka at Old Trafford on 07 June
Test- Vs India at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium on
22 November 1974
First Class DebutIn January 1972 for the Leeward Islands
against the Windwards
Cap NumberTest- 151
ODI- 14
Combined Islands (1971-1981)
Leeward Islands (1971-1991)
Somerset (1974-1986)
Queensland (1976-1977)
Glamorgan (1990-1993)
Nature on FieldAggressive
Loved to Play
England, Australia
Coach/MentorHis brothers Mervyn and Donald
Favourite ShotHook

Figure Measurements ,Size ,Height & Weight :-

Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
HeightFeet – 5 feet 10  inches
Meters – 1.78 m
Centimeters – 178 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 80 Kg
Figure MeasurementsChest Size – 42 Inches
Waist Size – 35 Inches
Bicep Size – 13 Inches
Figure Measurements – 42-35-13

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